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Starting a business is hard. Scaling a business is even harder. And, exiting a business is harder still. So, why do some companies struggle to reach six figures while others scale to 7, 8, or 9 figures while achieving lucrative exits for their founders? Join A.J. Lawrence, the journeyman entrepreneur, with several 7 figure exits but still trying to get past 8. He interviews successful entrepreneurs and brings on experts in the various tools or processes to accelerate your growth. In each episode, he’ll delve deep into entrepreneurial successes and failures, the realities of running a business, and the strategies to go down the road to eight-figures and beyond.

Beyond 8 Figures Beyond 8 Figures

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 183 Ratings

Starting a business is hard. Scaling a business is even harder. And, exiting a business is harder still. So, why do some companies struggle to reach six figures while others scale to 7, 8, or 9 figures while achieving lucrative exits for their founders? Join A.J. Lawrence, the journeyman entrepreneur, with several 7 figure exits but still trying to get past 8. He interviews successful entrepreneurs and brings on experts in the various tools or processes to accelerate your growth. In each episode, he’ll delve deep into entrepreneurial successes and failures, the realities of running a business, and the strategies to go down the road to eight-figures and beyond.

    Helping Employees Thrive in Tech Sector with Joseph Fung, Uvaro

    Helping Employees Thrive in Tech Sector with Joseph Fung, Uvaro

    Tech sales is an industry with a surprisingly high turnover due to the lack of sufficient training. A better system for finding the right candidates and providing adequate training will help business owners find employees who are in it for the long run and ready for more fulfilling careers. Today's guest, Joseph Fung from Uvaro specializes in making this whole process easy and effective for business owners and employees.
    Tune in to hear more about the process of finding the right employees for your company and how to keep them long-term.

    • 39 min
    Putting Profit First In Your Business with Rocky Lalvani, Profit Answer Man

    Putting Profit First In Your Business with Rocky Lalvani, Profit Answer Man

    As a business owner, do you ever dream of one day hitting all of your financial goals so that you can sit back and enjoy the ride? To do so, you need to manage your business finances well. One way to do that is to really understand your business’s numbers and prioritize your profit first. Today’s guest is Rocky Lalvani, a certified Profit First Professional, joins A.J. to talk about the importance of prioritizing your business profit to hit those business goals you have always dreamed of.

    • 39 min
    Creating Generational Wealth with Mike Boyd, The Business of Family

    Creating Generational Wealth with Mike Boyd, The Business of Family

    One of the many perks of owning a business is an opportunity to pass your business and wealth down to your family. Multigenerational businesses are a great way to do some long-term family planning. Our today’s guest is Mike Boyd, the host of The Business of Family. He interviews successful families and their advisors to learn how they steward their wealth across generations and manage succession issues to "keep it in the family.”
    Tune in to hear how you can create a family enterprise that can last your family for generations to come.

    • 47 min
    Driving Profit with Mergers and Acquisitions with Jeremy Harbour, The Harbour Club

    Driving Profit with Mergers and Acquisitions with Jeremy Harbour, The Harbour Club

    Starting a business from scratch isn’t the only way to create profit. Acquiring a business, growing it, and selling it could be a much simpler way to achieve your wealth goals. Jeremy Harbour, the world-leading expert on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joins A.J. to discuss how you could build more wealth than you ever dreamed of by acquiring businesses and selling them for a profit.
    Tune in to hear how Jeremy grew his wealth exponentially by doing this and how you can too.

    • 45 min
    Using Delegation to Drive Business Growth with Chris Ronzio, Trainual

    Using Delegation to Drive Business Growth with Chris Ronzio, Trainual

    How do you create a multilevel business positioned for growth?
    Chris Ronzio, founder and CEO of Trainual, joins A.J. to discuss how mapping out the roles and responsibilities in your organization can help you delegate and scale while maintaining your work-life balance.
    Listen to discover how to use the power of training and delegation to set your business up for success.

    • 36 min
    The Life-Changing Impact Of Mission-Driven Companies with Nick Desai, HeyRenee

    The Life-Changing Impact Of Mission-Driven Companies with Nick Desai, HeyRenee

    What are mission-driven companies and why should you create one?
    Nick Desai, of HeyRenee, sits down with A.J. to discuss how ideas are just a fraction of what goes into products and platforms. And what really impacts people’s lives long term. Listen as Nick, the former CEO of Heal, shares insight into his new venture, HeyRenee, a one-stop healthcare concierge.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
183 Ratings

183 Ratings

Heather Bo ,

Great Podcast!

Always fascinating guests with impactful stories to share make this podcast both highly entertaining and informative!

megan@podcastingyou ,

Amazing Content!

AJ does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and motivated!

Vanessa Hollenbeck ,

Awesomely insiteful

I'm blown away at the GOLD MINE of information that this Podcast has collected in a neat package for us. I'm 100% a FAN and will be listening every single episode.

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